Louis Tyrone "Tye" Schaeffer Sr.

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  • "Sue, know that we love you and miss our friend Tye..."
    - Joan & Ray Le Rendu
  • "My deepest sympathies Aunt Sue. Peace be in your heart. ..."
    - Deborah Myers
  • "Our deepest condolences, Dr. Sohaila Ali and Staff"
  • "So sry for your loss Tye. Our thoughts and prayer's are..."
    - Midnightreign/Dromedary/Deadoralive (Carol,Steve,Chris)
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Louis Tyrone "Tye" Schaeffer, Sr., 80, of Manchester, passed away on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at his home, surrounded by his loving family. Tye was born on December 22, 1937 in Oakland Mills, Maryland and was the son of the late James Allen and Helen Jane (Schindele) Schaeffer. He was the adoring husband of Dorothy Sue Schaeffer, his devoted wife of almost 50 years. Tye was a veteran of the United States Airforce. He was employed as an industrial mechanic and worked for SCM Chemicals for 25 years, until retiring in 1999. Tye could fix just about anything and was always willing to help others. He enjoyed fishing, metal detecting, and collecting coins. In addition to his wife he is survived by son Louis Tyrone "Tye" Schaeffer, Jr., and wife Tammy of Keymar; Tammy's mother and close family friend Patti Martin of Keymar; siblings Joan LeRendu of York, PA, Faye Wheatley of NJ, Edith Martin of Catonsville, Douglas Schaeffer of Harpers Ferry, WVA, and Sharon Upman of Ellicott City; grandchildren Jared Schaeffer, Jerry Clark, and Dylan Nelson; and mother-in-law Wilma Eaton of Westminster. He was predeceased by his siblings Allen Schaeffer, George Schaeffer, Linda McDonald; father-in-law Albert Eaton; and his beloved dog and "best friend", Prissy. The family will receive friends on Friday, February 9, 2018 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Pritts Funeral Home and Chapel, 412 Washington Rd., Westminster. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 10th at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Lakeview Memorial Park Cemetery. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.prittsfuneralhome.com.



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Published in Carroll County Times on Feb. 7, 2018
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